Many communities around New Jersey are opening cooling centers to offer relief for those without air conditioning.

The following centers are listed by county. Not every county has posted their cooling center locations on their official websites or made locations available to

Atlantic County

  • Library branches in Brigantine, Egg Harbor City, Egg Harbor Township, Galloway, Hammonton, Longsport, Mays Landing, Pleasantville, Somers Point and Ventnor
  • Senior Centers in Atlantic City, Buena, Brigantine, Egg Harbor City, Egg Harbor Township, Hammonton and Ventnor

Cape May County

  • Library branches in Cape May, Cape May Court House, Lower Cape, Sea Isle City Stone Harbor, Upper Township, Wildwood and Woodbine
  • Senior centers in Lower Cape, North Wildwood, Upper Township
  • Recreation center in North Wildwood

Cumberland County

Essex County

  • Senior centers in Belleville, Bloomfield, Newark (Bethany, Ironbound, Nellie Grier)
  • Library branch in East Orange
  • Bloomfield Civic Center
  • Newark Department of Child & Family Well-Being, 110 William St

Hudson County

  • Senior centers in Bayonne, East Newark, Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City, Secaucus, Union City, Weehawken
  • Jersey City Community Center, 140 Martin Luther King Drive and the Joseph Connors Mary McLeod Bethune Community Center, 140 Martin Luther King Drive, Joseph Connors Senior Center 28 Paterson and the Maureen Collier Senior Center, 333 Bergen Avenue
  • Library branches in Kearny, North Bergen and Secaucus

Hunterdon County

  • Library branches in Califon, Clinton, Flemington, Frenchtown, High Bridge, Lambertville, Milford, Oldwick, Three Bridges and Whitehouse Station

Mercer County

  • Municipal senior centers in Hamilton, Ewing, Hopewell Valley, Jennye Stubblefield, Lawrence Township, Monsignor Lipinski, Princeton Senior Resource Center, Reading, Sam Naples and Robbinsville Township
  • Library branch locations in Ewing, Hickory Corner, Hightstown, Hollowbrook, Hopewell, Lawrence, Robbinsville, Twin Rivers and West Windsor

Middlesex County

  • Senior centers in Dunellen, East Brunswick, Highland Park, Jamesburg, Metuchen, Milltown, North Brunswick, New Brunswick, Old Bridge, Piscataway, Sayreville, South Plainfield, South River and Spotswood
  • Community center in Carteret
  • Library branches in Cranbury, Old Bridge, Plainsboro and South Amboy
  • All municipal buildings in Edison; "many locations" in Woodbridge
  • YMCA in Perth Amboy and South Amboy

Morris County

  • Municipal buildings in Chester, Harding, Kinnelon, Morris Plains, Morris Township, Morristown, Parsippany and Rockaway
  • Riverdale library branch

Passaic County

  • Library branches in South Paterson and Totowa
  • Paterson Division of Senior Services

Sussex County

  • All county library branches

Warren County

  • County library branches in White Twp, Franklin Twp, Hackettstown and Blairstown